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Lean Manufacturing: Reaping the Rewards of Lean through Response Management
For years, manufacturers have been driven by sales forecasts and the need to maximize production efficiency at every level of operation. But in order to be

focus of lean manufacturing products  Software and Lean The focus of lean manufacturing is execution''the actual transformation of materials into a product that is valued by customers. Lean thinking is now spreading into other areas of the enterprise. Order taking, product lifecycle management, production planning, payment, and other business processes are also candidates for re-design using the lean methodology. Companies can dramatically reduce non value-added administrative processes to achieve benefits similar to those achieved from the Read More...
Lean Tools and Practices that Eliminate Manufacturing Waste
A number of lean manufacturing tools and practices have long been used to reduce manufacturing waste. These include the five S''s, visual controls, standardized

focus of lean manufacturing products  manufacturing customarily tends to focus on the replenishment and supply of commodity parts (i.e., parts that are shipped in standard packs by the dozen or as case lots), while JIT sequencing concentrates on unique (or configured) parts, which are shipped individually or shipped with other configured parts of the same kind. In practice, kanban communicates a fixed quantity of demand over a variable time frame, or a variable quantity of demand over a fixed time frame. Neither of these processes adequately Read More...
TEC Lean and Green Manufacturing Buyer’s Guide
While the need for sustainable development is affecting how organizations do business, the idea of environmental and corporate responsibility as value drivers

focus of lean manufacturing products  themselves. We placed the focus for the installation of Asprova on our disk production line. The reason for placing it there was that the equipment was fixed, and by limiting the line to reduce the number of items, we believed that we could also hold down the number of changing factors as well. In short, the flow of disk manufacturing is: cutting material > grooving > drilling holes > rounding > aperture polishing > inspection for a total of about 15 processes, including detailed items. Read More...
Managing Lean Manufacturing Using Microsoft Dynamics AX 2009
A supply chain management system (SCM) is a critical success factor for implementing lean manufacturing. The SCM system helps define product structure, costing

focus of lean manufacturing products  allocations. Most lean scenarios focus on direct material costs so the limitation is not an issue. However, some lean scenarios require value-added costs to support calculation of a manufactured item''s cost and suggested sales price. Autodeduction of these value-added costs supports an order-based costing approach for manufacturing kanbans. In this case, routing data must be used to support the costing purposes. Chapter 5 explains several work cell considerations, including the use of routing data for Read More...
Lean Manufacturing: A Primer
Lean manufacturing emphasizes the minimization of the amount of all the resources (including time) used in the various activities of the enterprise. The typical

focus of lean manufacturing products  increase productivity. The primary focus here is on customer value-adding activities, while the elimination of waste ( muda in Japanese) and continuous improvement are consequences of this. What Constitutes Waste? Implementing a lean philosophy usually leads to cost reduction and employee empowerment, and many people tend to translate lean as mean . This is because, though lean does not necessarily set out to be mean in terms of relentless cost cutting, the approach of maximizing customer value and Read More...
Microsoft Dynamics GP 10.0 for ERP for Process Manufacturing Certification Report
Microsoft Dynamics GP 10.0 is now TEC Certified for online evaluation of enterprise resource planning (ERP) for process manufacturing solutions in the ERP

focus of lean manufacturing products  Dynamics GP 10.0 for ERP for Process Manufacturing Certification Report Microsoft Dynamics GP 10.0 is now TEC Certified for online evaluation of enterprise resource planning (ERP) for process manufacturing solutions in the ERP Evaluation Center. The certification seal is a valuable indicator for organizations relying on the integrity of TEC research for assistance with their software selection projects. Download this report for product highlights, competitive analysis, product analysis, and Read More...
The Future of Talent Management: Underlying Drivers of Change
The next generation of talent management practices and solutions will largely be driven by economic evolution, demographic changes, and technology advancements.

focus of lean manufacturing products  Future of Talent Management: Underlying Drivers of Change The next generation of talent management practices and solutions will largely be driven by economic evolution, demographic changes, and technology advancements. These factors are dramatically influencing the way people work, the way companies are organized, and the way talent is managed. This paper explores how current business and talent management processes and technology must evolve in order to effectively deliver business value in the next 5 Read More...
ERP in Complex Manufacturing: Improving Collaboration and Visibility
Find out in ERP in Complex Manufacturing: Improving Collaboration and Visibility.

focus of lean manufacturing products  in Complex Manufacturing: Improving Collaboration and Visibility As a complex manufacturer, you know that collaboration and visibility are the keys to improved performance and superior customer service. But what''s the best way for you to approach these two critical business elements? And which tactics and best practices are most likely to ensure your success? Find out in ERP in Complex Manufacturing: Improving Collaboration and Visibility . In this Aberdeen report , you''ll get a comprehensive look at Read More...
Sage 500 ERP for Discrete Manufacturing ERP Certification Report
Sage 500 ERP (formerly Sage ERP MAS 500) is TEC Certified for online evaluation of discrete manufacturing enterprise resource planning (ERP) solutions in the

focus of lean manufacturing products  500 ERP for Discrete Manufacturing ERP Certification Report Sage 500 ERP (formerly Sage ERP MAS 500) is TEC Certified for online evaluation of discrete manufacturing enterprise resource planning (ERP) solutions in the Discrete Manufacturing ERP Evaluation Center. The certification seal is a valuable indicator for organizations relying on the integrity of TEC research for assistance with their software selection projects. Download this report for product highlights, competitive analysis, product Read More...
Epicor Manufacturing Express Edition
Epicor Manufacturing Express Edition is a comprehensive software system for job shops and small manufacturers that is provided in a software-as-a-service

focus of lean manufacturing products  Manufacturing Express Edition Epicor Manufacturing Express Edition is a comprehensive software system for job shops and small manufacturers that is provided in a software-as-a-service (SaaS) model. Epicor Express combines broad functionality to create an end-to-end solution for manufacturers. It includes functionality for: Customer Relationship Management (CRM) Production Management Product Management Material Management Financial Management Business Intelligence (BI) Express is suited for job Read More...
CRM Selections: When An Ounce Of Prevention Is Worth A Pound Of Cure Part Two: Using A Knowledge Base To Reduce The Time, Risk And Cost Of A CRM Selection
Using a knowledge base in the selection process can reduce the time, risk and cost of procuring technology. Well constructed knowledge bases that are used in a

focus of lean manufacturing products  quality issues. Companies that focus on developing and maintaining knowledge bases typically validate the data prior to making it available. For example, the vendor responses in TEC''s knowledge bases are vetted by independent third party analysts prior to being uploaded. This allows selection teams to make technology decisions without being concerned about the validity of the data. A typical selection data validation is usually cost or time prohibitive. Using a knowledge base equipped with a decision Read More...
Plex Manufacturing Cloud Has New User Interface
Making sure that Plex Manufacturing Cloud was fast and easy for the plant worker has always been part of Plex Systems’ DNA, but the product’s computer numeric

focus of lean manufacturing products  Manufacturing Cloud Has New User Interface Making sure that Plex Manufacturing Cloud was fast and easy for the plant worker has always been part of Plex Systems ’ DNA, but the product’s computer numeric control (CNC) machine look and feel has traditionally been not that appealing to other roles in a manufacturing company. Over the last year or so, with contracted help from EPAM Systems developers in Belarus and user interface (UI) design suggestions from Two Rivers Consulting , the vendor has Read More...
MISys Manufacturing
A modular system, the first level of MISys Manufacturing provides the basic functionality common to all manufacturing firms'' needs. Additional MISys modules

focus of lean manufacturing products  Manufacturing A modular system, the first level of MISys Manufacturing provides the basic functionality common to all manufacturing firms'' needs. Additional MISys modules include serial/lot tracking, bin tracking, manufacturing orders, master production scheduling (MPS), material requirements planning (MRP), shop floor control, capacity planning, and more. Read More...
Midwest Spring Manufacturing Company
Learn how Mid-West Spring Mfg. Co., a spring manufacturing and stamping wire forming company, improved inventory accuracy by nearly 100 percent, streamlined

focus of lean manufacturing products  visibility,Mid-West,Epicor,vantage,case,management Read More...

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